200 most popular baby names for boys born in 1996

200 most popular baby names for boys born in 1996

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Back in 1996, the population of the United States was 265,189,794 — and that number includes the almost four million brand new babies born that year.

Then, of the two million or so of those that were boys, the number 1 baby name was Michael, with 38,365 little Michaels born that year.

In addition to all those boys named Michael, there were also a few other people you might have heard of who arrived that year — like Tom Holland, Noah Centineo, Lucas Hedges and Tye Sheridan.

Here, check out the top 200 baby names for boys born in the US in 1996! You can sort the list by popularity rank, in alphabetical order, or by the number of letters in the name — plus you can also choose to view some or all of the records. (You can search for all or part of a baby name using the search area on the upper right of the table.)

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Listed and ranked by popularity: The 200 most popular baby names for boys born in 1996

RankNameNumber of letters
1Michael7 letters
2Matthew7 letters
3Jacob5 letters
4Christopher11 letters
5Joshua6 letters
6Nicholas8 letters
7Tyler5 letters
8Brandon7 letters
9Austin6 letters
10Andrew6 letters
11Daniel6 letters
12Joseph6 letters
13David5 letters
14Zachary7 letters
15John4 letters
16Ryan4 letters
17James5 letters
18William7 letters
19Anthony7 letters
20Justin6 letters
21Jonathan8 letters
22Alexander9 letters
23Robert6 letters
24Christian9 letters
25Kyle4 letters
26Kevin5 letters
27Jordan6 letters
28Thomas6 letters
29Benjamin8 letters
30Samuel6 letters
31Cody4 letters
32Jose4 letters
33Dylan5 letters
34Aaron5 letters
35Eric4 letters
36Brian5 letters
37Nathan6 letters
38Steven6 letters
39Adam4 letters
40Timothy7 letters
41Jason5 letters
42Logan5 letters
43Charles7 letters
44Patrick7 letters
45Richard7 letters
46Sean4 letters
47Hunter6 letters
48Caleb5 letters
49Cameron7 letters
50Noah4 letters
51Jesse5 letters
52Juan4 letters
53Connor6 letters
54Alex4 letters
55Mark4 letters
56Jeremy6 letters
57Luis4 letters
58Dakota6 letters
59Stephen7 letters
60Devin5 letters
61Gabriel7 letters
62Ethan5 letters
63Trevor6 letters
64Jared5 letters
65Evan4 letters
66Bryan5 letters
67Carlos6 letters
68Tristan7 letters
69Nathaniel9 letters
70Ian3 letters
71Isaiah6 letters
72Jeffrey7 letters
73Travis6 letters
74Jesus5 letters
75Luke4 letters
76Chase5 letters
77Kenneth7 letters
78Paul4 letters
79Dustin6 letters
80Antonio7 letters
81Elijah6 letters
82Taylor6 letters
83Bradley7 letters
84Blake5 letters
85Garrett7 letters
86Isaac5 letters
87Marcus6 letters
88Mitchell8 letters
89Jack4 letters
90Tanner6 letters
91Miguel6 letters
92Adrian6 letters
93Lucas5 letters
94Corey5 letters
95Peter5 letters
96Edward6 letters
97Malik5 letters
98Gregory7 letters
99Dalton6 letters
100Victor6 letters
101Derek5 letters
102Angel5 letters
103Seth4 letters
104Mason5 letters
105Colton6 letters
106Cole4 letters
107Alejandro9 letters
108Scott5 letters
109Spencer7 letters
110Brett5 letters
111Shawn5 letters
112Shane5 letters
113Jorge5 letters
114Jake4 letters
115Collin6 letters
116Vincent7 letters
117Alec4 letters
118George6 letters
119Grant5 letters
120Bryce5 letters
121Dillon6 letters
122Erik4 letters
123Eduardo7 letters
124Joel4 letters
125Oscar5 letters
126Colin5 letters
127Devon5 letters
128Ricardo7 letters
129Julian6 letters
130Cristian8 letters
131Brendan7 letters
132Raymond7 letters
133Francisco9 letters
134Wyatt5 letters
135Dominic7 letters
136Jackson7 letters
137Wesley6 letters
138Johnathan9 letters
139Henry5 letters
140Omar4 letters
141Xavier6 letters
142Casey5 letters
143Alan4 letters
144Cory4 letters
145Manuel6 letters
146Riley5 letters
147Mario5 letters
148Edgar5 letters
149Clayton7 letters
150Phillip7 letters
151Nicolas7 letters
152Martin6 letters
153Javier6 letters
154Chance6 letters
155Troy4 letters
156Ronald6 letters
157Chandler8 letters
158Keith5 letters
159Donald6 letters
160Andres6 letters
161Chad4 letters
162Frank5 letters
163Levi4 letters
164Jeremiah8 letters
165Drew4 letters
166Ivan4 letters
167Sergio6 letters
168Hayden6 letters
169Derrick7 letters
170Cesar5 letters
171Jonathon8 letters
172Andre5 letters
173Hector6 letters
174Marco5 letters
175Roberto7 letters
176Brady5 letters
177Maxwell7 letters
178Fernando8 letters
179Parker6 letters
180Alexis6 letters
181Douglas7 letters
182Darius6 letters
183Calvin6 letters
184Liam4 letters
185Philip6 letters
186Kaleb5 letters
187Trenton7 letters
188Erick5 letters
189Preston7 letters
190Ruben5 letters
191Curtis6 letters
192Gavin5 letters
193Johnny6 letters
194Jerry5 letters
195Sebastian9 letters
196Edwin5 letters
197Jonah5 letters
198Pedro5 letters
199Conner6 letters
200Bailey6 letters